Suspensory ligament injury is surprisingly common in the dressage world. But how can we reduce the risk?
The complex joint disease osteochondrosis develops within a foal’s first year and has the potential to cause lifelong soundness issues
Equine grass sickness: is your horse at risk?
With no known cause and a low survival rate, grass sickness remains a veterinary mystery. But research has identified a large number of risk factors associated with the condition
Six wound types commonly found in horses
Horses tend to be accident prone, so it’s not uncommon as an owner to find yourself dealing with an injury of one kind or another
Equine herpes: all you need to know
What threat does equine herpes infection pose to our horses’ health — and how worried should we really be?
It’s not just humans who can develop sinus disease. Recognising that a runny nose is more than a case of spring sniffles can make a big difference to your horse’s health and behaviour
Once thought relatively benign, the tapeworm is now known to be a potential danger
What is Kinesio taping and how does it work?
Proponents of Kinesio taping claim that it can prevent injury, re-educate the neuromuscular system and reduce pain
Survey links racing surfaces with stress fractures
Vets have long suspected that the incidence of certain injuries in racing varied according to the type of surface on the track
Colic: a twisted gut
Find out how to reduce the likelihood of your horse suffering from a twisted gut